Author Cathy O’Neil to discuss how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy. Saturday, September 26
Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch will be closed Tuesday, September 29 due to the Presidential debate.

Past Sugarman Awards (2000-2016)

2016


Winner

Untamed
by Goodall, Jane


Honor

Funny Bones
by Tonatiuh, Duncan


Honor

Brown Girl Dreaming
by Woodson, Jacqueline

 

 

 

2014


Winner

Monsieur Marceau
by Schubert, Leda


Honor

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
by Montgomery, Sy


Honor

Chuck Close: Face Book
by Close, Chuck

 

 

 

2012


Winner

The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China
by Young, Ed

 

 


Honor

Black & White: The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor
by Brimner, Larry Dane

 


Honor

Harry Houdini: The Legend of the World’s Greatest Escape Artist
by Weaver, Janice

 

 

2010


Winner

George Washington Carver
by Bolden, Tonya

 


Honor

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary
by Fleming, Candace

 

 

 

2008


Winner

We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin
by Brimner, Larry Dane

 


Honor

Dizzy
by Winter, Jonah

 


Honor

Delicious: The Life and Art of Wayne Thiebaud
by Rubin, Susan Goldman

 


Honor

Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
by Smith, Charles R.

 

 

2006


Winner

Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing
by Rumford, James

 

 


Honor

Jazz A-B-Z
by Marsalis, Wynton


Honor

Reaching for the Moon
by Aldrin, Buzz

 

 

 

2004


Winner

When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson : the Voice of A Century
by Ryan, Pam Muñoz


Honor

Leonardo, Beautiful Dreamer
by Byrd, Robert

 

 


Honor

Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy
by Cooper, Ilene

 

 

 

2002


Winner

Savion! My Life in Tap
by Glover, Savion

 

 

 

2000


Winner

Chuck Close, up Close
by Greenberg, Jan